Rex Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has appointed Curtis Walker as chief accounting officer.

Walker joined Rex Energy in 2007, serving in several financial positions, including director of accounting, before being promoted to vice president of accounting in 2009. Throughout his tenure, he has been responsible for financial planning and reporting, accounting, budgeting and forecasting, procurement, credit facility and risk management.

Prior to joining the company, Walker was employed from 2003 until 2007 at YRC Worldwide, a trucking and transportation company, serving in several positions including staff accountant, senior financial analyst and assistant controller.